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Clapham Junction Centre CLOSED: Friday 11th October 2019

The Foodbank will be closed on Friday 11th October at the Clapham Junction (St. Mark’s Battersea Rise). If you are in crisis and need to visit a Foodbank centre during this week/weekend, please consider going to one of the other centres: Thursday 10th 10am – 12pm at St. Paul’s, Welham Road, Furzedown, Tooting SW17 9BE Saturday […]

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We have seen a 40% rise in Wandsworth Foodbank use during July and August 2019

This Summer we have seen a 40% rise in Wandsworth Foodbank use during July and August from last year! We handed out over 1000 emergency food supplies, which is a shocking reality of a country where more than 4 million children are in poverty. Monday 16th September, in education questions, the MP for Battersea, Marsha de Cordova, asked […]

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Sunday 4th August The Yard centre CLOSED

The Yard will be closed this Sunday 4th August due to the Surrey-London bike ride closing lots of roads and stopping buses getting through. If you are in crisis and need to visit a Foodbank centre this week/weekend, please consider going to one of the other centres: Friday 10am – 12pm at St. Mark’s Battersea Rise, […]

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WE PROVIDED A RECORD NUMBER OF EMERGENCY FOOD SUPPLIES TO LOCAL PEOPLE IN CRISIS IN 2018-19. WE’RE CALLING FOR URGENT ACTION TO END POVERTY AND THE NEED FOR FOOD BANKS.

We’ve just released our report into poverty, hunger and food bank use in Wandsworth Borough. We provided a record number of emergency food parcels in 2018-19, and we’re calling for urgent action to loosen the grip of poverty on local children and adults, and end the need for food banks During April 2018-March 2019, Wandsworth Foodbank provided […]

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Celebrating our volunteers during #VolunteerWeek

As part of Volunteers’ week (1st-7th June), we want to recognise and say thank you to the people who have volunteered across the Wandsworth Foodbank centres over the past year (and more)!   We have had some wonderful personal stories from some of the volunteers sharing the reason they first started helping at Wandsworth Foodbank. […]

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Donate an Easter Egg at Access Self Storage!

Access Self Storage stores in Wandsworth and Battersea join forces to collect Easter eggs for Wandsworth Foodbank There is just one week left to donate to the annual Access Self Storage charity Easter egg appeal, with 45 eggs already collected for Wandsworth Foodbank. Will Watson, manager of Access Self Storage Wandsworth, said: “We have 45 […]

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Foodbank Easter Opening Times

We will have a brief interruption to our regular ‘7-days-a-week’ philosophy over the Easter weekend (20-22 April), closing early on Good Friday and then reopening on the following Tuesday:

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Never be ashamed to ask for help

Guest blog by Brian Due to unforeseen circumstances, at the age of 60 I lost my job. Well I say unforeseen – because of a very traumatic experience, I ended up be treated for PTSD which lasted for about a year. After treatment I found myself unemployed. Now I am quite specialised in my profession, […]

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Christmas 2018 opening times

We are open as normal up to and including Christmas Eve, then a few sessions are closed over the following week. See below for details:

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Wandsworth Foodbank Christmas Cards available now

We’re really pleased to announce the release of the official 2018 Wandsworth Foodbank Christmas card. Message inside reads: ‘Wishing you a peaceful and happy Christmas’ For sale in the bookshop at St Mark’s Church, Battersea Rise (SW11 1EJ). Available in packs of 10 with envelopes for £5 (15cm x 15cm). Email us to reserve some. […]

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